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>>> finish the fight. president obama vows to get the job done in afghanistan. tough ticket. the first family holds the first white house state dinner. and strip club dad, an indiana man loses his truck and his son after some adult entertainment. >> just when you think you hear it all, you've got another report of something like this. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, november 25th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, thanks for joining us, i'm karen brown in for michelle gielan. it was the hottest ticket of the year in washington. president obama's first state dinner as president. the president honors india's prime minister in a lavish tent set-up on the white house south lawn. >> reporter: they rolled out the red carpet and plenty of white house glamour at the obama's first state dinner. dressed to the nines, president obama and the first lady welcomed indian prime minister manmohan singh and his wife. and later, during the president's toast, he emphasized the u.s.'s important relationship with india. >> the future that beckons all of us. let's
>>> building bridges. president obama says the united states and china are not december tenned to be adversaries. >> more is to be gained when great powers cooperate than when they collide. >>> medication questions. new evidence some popular cholesterol drugs may do more harm than good. >>> and where is shaniya davis? the desperate search for a young girl who was allegedly sold into prostitution by her own mother. this is the cbs morning news for monday, november 16th, 2009. this is the cbs morning news for monday, november 16th, 2009. fr frs captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gee han. president obama is in beijing this morning where he'll meet with china's president. earlier in shanghai at a town hall style meeting with students, mr. obama walked a political tight rope. he offered cooperation in economic matters and security and pressed for human rights. whit johnson is in washington with details. whit, good morning. >> reporter: high, michelle, good morning. yes, a short timing a go, the president arrived in beijing for a full da
president obama with the presidency. this year, they clearly went for republican. if last night's republican sweep was any indication, democrats may have their work cut out for them in 2010. >> i am ready to go to work to serve you and to help lead virginia for the next four years. >> reporter: for the first time in eight years, virginia voters elected a gop candidate as their governor. bob mcdonald cruised to a landslide victory, but the big shocker came in the country's other race. >> hey, new jersey, we did it. >> reporter: former federal prosecutor chris christy snagged the governor seat in new jersey, becoming the first republican to do so in more than a decade and beating out jon corzine. >> we will work hard together to make sure that the transition is smooth, that we are able to do everything that serves the people of this great state. >> reporter: president obama hit the campaign trail himself to try to give deeds and corzine a boost. despite the double losses, more than half the voters in both states said the president had nothing to do with their decision. >> i think it's a refere
. the outcomes if it these two key states will also be seen by some as a referendum on the obama presidency. karen brown reports. >> reporter: new jersey governor jon corzine is shaking all the hands he can before tuesday's election. in a race that's come down it the wire, president obama has had the democrat's back. >> to stand there and say that he thinks jon corzine is the best partner for him, that's a strong message to our folks and it makes fee meal really good. >> reporter: president obama made five appearances for corzine, but republican challenger chris christie expects to win. >> tuesday is a account ability day, everybody prt corzine recognizes president obama's support is just one factor. do you think he has the political clout to can in here and affect the new jersey vote? >> i think he is an important element that people will consider. it's not the only element. >> reporter: these off-year races are important because they can shed light on how next year's critical midterm elections will shape up. fairly or not, they are often seen as a reflection of the president and his polic
has put the elect in jeopardy. that complicates matters for the obama administration on the skrernlg of deciding whether to send more u.s. troops to afghanistan backing a government many consider i will legit mal. katherine brown reports. >> reporter: the top challenger has walked away. >> i will not participate in the november 7th election. >> reporter: that all but guarantees the current president, hamid karzai, will remain in power after saturday's runoff vote. but casts further doubt on on the legitimacy of a government already riddled with charges of skrupgs. abdullah abdullah believes a fair election is impossible and urged afghans not to accept the results. his supporters hope the results will eventually be thrown out and a new election scheduled for the spring. u.n. officials called for the runoff after they found nearly 1/3 of karzai's votes in the first round were fraud uhe lebt. if u.n. officials decide to go ahead with the election, karzai spokesperson insistses it will be be free of corruption. >> we will deal with the government, there are obviously there are issues we
how a wealthy washington area couple crashed president obama's first white house state dinner with no ticket at all. >> mr. and mrs. salahi. >> reporter: well-known on the d.c. social register for their activities on the party circuit. how did this husband and wife manage to talk their way into the president's state dinner honoring india's prime minister on it tuesday evening? that's the big question around washington. secret service spokesman ed donovan said the president was never in any danger and that the party crashers went through the same security screening as the more than 300 people who were actually invited to the dinner. but the fact that they made it in at all raises serious questions about security. >> they are totally overloaded. they bow to pressure from the white house or from candidates to just let people in. >> reporter: the salahis posted pictures on their facebook fan page. mooik and he will posed with vice president joe biden, the mayor of washington, d.c. and other dignitaries and stars at the ept. they were in the same room with the president and the fir
>>> presidential push. mr. obama holds intense talks with chinese president hu engine take you. >>> cancer controversy. new guidelines spark debate over the cost and ben gits of mammograms. >> early detect saved my life. >>> and tragic end. the body of a missing 5-year-old north carolina girl is found along a road sigh. her mother charged with selling her for sex. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, november 17th, this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, november 17th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. we begin this morning with president obama's visit to china. he met with hu jintao for 2 1/2 hours. crucial issues including the economy, human rights and taiwan were on the table. in the he said, there was some agreement and acknowledgement that differences and tension remain. whit johnson is in washington with details. whit, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, had there are deep points of disagreement between the united states and china. both presidents attempted to address critical issues while
. >>> tokyo touchdown. president obama begins his asian tour trying to shore up relations with japan. >>> and going rogue oig. sarah palin dishes on what her vice presidential campaign was really like. this is the cbs morning news for really like. this is the cbs morning news for friday, o. november 13th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. this morning much of the east coast is getting pounded by the remnants of hurricane ida. virginia, southern mere land and delaware are bearing the brunt of the fierce nor'easter. the storm still packses win gusts of 50 miles an hour and bands of drenching oig rain. at least five deaths are being blamed on the severe weather. joel brown is this ocean city maryland, thorn. joel, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. ocean city will wake up to another round of he's powerful winds and rain today. wind gusts pushing 50 miles an hour lashing this part of the coast and the rain totals are inching higher. ida's leftovers are still packing a tropical punch. >> what are you experiencing right no
and tough decisions about war in afghanistan. president obama participates this morning and meets with his national security team to discuss troop deployment in afghanistan. >> reporter: good morning, michelle. there is speculation that the president has already made up his mind about a possible troop surge. but the white house says the debate is not over yet. on this veterans day, president obama will sit down again with his national security team to discuss a revamped strategy in afghanistan. the cost of war will be fresh on his mind. after returning from a somber ft. hood memorial. >> these are trying times for our country. in afghanistan, and pakistan, the same extremists who killed nearly 3,000 americans continue to endanger america. >> reporter: there are four final options on the table, each scenario includes a different goal that requires a different level of forces. the options range from as little as 20,000 to roughly 40,000 additional troops, which is what the top commander in the region general stanley mcchrystal wants. the white house denies a cbs news report that the presiden
>>> back to the drawing board. president obama rejects his advisers' options for the war in afghanistan. >>> family secrets. allegations a missouri father and his sons sexually abused young relatives for years. >>> and old school. a 61-year-old college football player proves age is just a number. >> if you talk to my teammates, they'll tell you i'm just one of them. >> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november >> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, november 12th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. after weeks of deliberations about a new strategy in afghanistan, president obama doesn't like what he sees. while meeting with his war council yesterday, the president rejected the options presented to him. according to a senior administration official, the president wants a clearer exit strategy and qular if i indication on how and when u.s. troops would hand over responsibility to the afghan government. before yesterday's meeting, the u.s. ambassador in afghanistan said classified cable opposing
. meanwhile it's reported that president obama is sending a special envoy to north korea for direct talks on that country's nuclear program, but no date for the visit has been set. >>> today president obama travels to ft. hood for a memorial service. and a visit with some of the soldiers wounded in last week's deadly shooting. the latest on the investigation into the ft. hood shootings is raising some eye wrous. investigators believe the alleged gunman, major nidal malik hasan, acted alone without outside direction, but hasan communicated 10 to 20 times with a radical cleric overseas, communications monitored by the fbi. investigators decided he posed no net. bb orr has month details. >> reporter: the contacts began last winter with hasan reaching out to imam anwar al awlaki. and the two traded messages over a number of months in to the spring of this year. sources say intelligence agencies collected the messages as part of a separate case and attached no significant to them at the time. the communications appeared to be be neen with hasan asking for help on a research paper studying the
>>> imminent decision. president obama to city on a troop increase in afghanistan within days. >>> deadly defect. trouble with a movable side prompts the biggest crib recall in u.s. history. >> the child was wedged between the mattress and the drop side and strangled. >>> and amazing awakening. a belgian man thought to be in a coma for 23 years was conscious the entire time. this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, november 24th, this is the "cbs morning news" for tuesday, november 24th, 2009. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm michelle gielan. the white house says president obama will announce his decision on a troop increase for the war in afghanistan within days. apannouncement is expected early next week. last night, the president held his ninth and final meeting with his war council. it's a decision the president has been considering for months. >> i think the american people want the president to at that time time to get this decision right. >> last night's meeting lasted two hours. one of the key questions the president posed, wh
and then head to president obama for his signature. every day, 7,000 people lose their jobless benefits. maureen burns had been out of work for more than a year and was about to become one of them. >> it was getting a little scary. >> reporter: but she recently scored a temporary job at a financial services company, which could turn permanent. still, maureen knows all too well how it feels to scrape by. >> you know your stomach starts to churn when you you go into the supermarket and you really can't afford to buy much. >> reporter: we'll get a better idea of how many people are in situations leak maureen's later today. the government releases its weekly report on new jobless claims. on friday, the national unemployment rate comes out. that figure is expected to inch closer to 10%, possibly reaching a fresh 26-year high. lawmakers say the cost of the bill will be paid for by delaying or adjusting other laws and taxes. michelle? >> all right, whit squon son in washington. whit, thanks for the update. >>> president obama is expected to visit capitol hill tomorrow to push the case for health care r
. hood, texas. >>> president obama called the house vote on health care reform courageous. the house passed the herb by the slimmest of margins on saturday, but even some house members who voted for the will say the vote against a final version inside amendments are made. and in the senate, contentious issues like the pin option and abortion look to derail the bill even before the debate begins. tara mergener is in washington with details. good morning. >> reporter: good morning about. well, as you know, there was a lot of drama leading up to that very close house vote. next stop, the senate. >> the bill is passed. >> reporter: house democrats have managed to squeeze new a health care reform bill, but that may have been the easy part. >> the house bill is dead on arrival in the senate. >> reporter: under the house plan, 36 million uninsured americans would get coverage. the bill would cost $1.2 trillion over ten years. but it will cut $400 billion from medicare costs. opponents argue the measure will cost job, raise insurance rates and lead to huge tax increases. the senate needs mor
president joe biden, media luminaries, even the marines posted at the door. unlike the big time obama doan mores and political heavy weights who snagged real invitations, michaele salahi is belle known for her rumt orred casting in theup coming realty ser vies the he'll house wives of d.c. oig. the secret service has launched an investigation into the security breach and says a preliminary probe reveals that proper procedure wasn't followed at one of their check points. >> this is really consistent with the corner cutting that's been going on in the secret service ever since the department of homeland security took over in 2003. >> reporter: and in an odd bit of foreshadowing, the couple told cbs in a september interview to stay tuned and watch to see what they do next. >> president obama has made it very accessible for anyone to visit the white house. so that's like a big thing right now. >> reporter: representatives for the couple put out a statement insisting they, quote, did not crash this event. we look forward to setting the record straight very soon, they said. the question is, if t
riddled with fraud, karzai's top competitor refused to participate in a runoff. president obama still is deciding whether to send tense of thousands of more troop misto afghanistan. he'd like to see a legitimate government take shape, but experts say that will be a major challenge. >> country ter in-sur against si campaign really does require a legitimate government this place and now here's a government that's been reelected, but not in a fairway and doesn't really have the credibility that it needs to move forward. >> reporter: afghanistan is ranked the second most corrupt country in the world according to a global watch dog organization. earlier this week, karzai unveiled an anti-corruption and major crimes unit, but u.s. officials want to see more. they hope even though the same president had heed the country for the next five years, it will still mean a fresh start. general stanley mcchrystal's recommendation to send up to 40,000 more troops to afghanistan was made in late september. the white house continues to say the president's decision is near. michelle? >> whit johnson in w
for joining us, i'm michelle gielan. president obama wrapped up his visit to china this morning and his extensive meetings with chinese leaders. before leaving for south korea, the president met with the chinese premier and then did some sightseeing like millions before him visiting the great wall. the president says the u.s.-chinese relationship is a vital partnership but on several key issues such as human rights and economic issues. the chinese refuse to bend. the president told cbs news, it'll be several weeks before he makes a decision on troop levels in afghanistan. a just released cbs news poll finds a public perception of how things are going in afghanistan are at their lowest point ever. just 23% of those asked think things are going well for the u.s. in afghanistan. nearly 70% think the war is going badly. that's a considerable drop from september. about 1/3 of americans think the number of u.s. troops in afghanistan should be increased and a majority of americans 53% still approve of the way president obama's handling his job, a slight decrease from last month. >>> on the cbs
unemployment benefits and this morning president obama is expected to sign it into law. the bill adds another 14 weeks of benefits for people who can't find work with an additional six weeks in states hit the hardest. the president is also expected to approve the extended $8,000 tax credit for first time home buyer, along with the $6500 tax credit for current owners. >>> now, if you can't pay the mort and are facing nor closure, you may be able to still stay in your home as a rebtder. it's called a deed for lease program. the any may mortgage company will give those on the foreclosure the option of representing their homes for a year. it's intended to help the housing market recover, but critics say it will only add to the mounting losses at fannie mae. >>> and verizon wireless begins selling it destroyed smart phone today and they're hoping it's the iphone killer. the destroyed has a higher resolution screen than the e phone, as well as a real keyboard, a removable battery and memory card. it also has free gps with spoken turn by turn directions. what the droid didn't have are the 100,000 ap
to the war in afghanistan, cbs news has learned that president obama held one more meeting of his war council yesterday. in a speech tomorrow night at the u.s. military academy at west point, the president is expected to say he's sending in 35,000 more u.s. troops and to outline their mission. on cbs' "face the nation," a key senate democrat told harry smith that mission must focus on preparing afghan forces to fight. >> the issue is how would additional combat forces, additional marines, for instance, in helmand province, increase the speed of the buildup of the afghan army and that's what i think the president will need to explain because the key to success in afghanistan is the afghan army taking on the taliban. >> and britain may send another 500 troops to afghanistan, as well. and that decision will be announced this week. >>> in that same "face the nation" appearance, senator levin criticized the bush administration's conduct before he said in a new report concerning that osama bin laden was trapped in the mountains in late 2001, but levin says, quote, we took our eye off the ball and l
by president obama who brought the driver and his car to the white house to celebrate johnson's third sprint cup. how with his fourth title, johnson may receive another invitation to to pennsylvania avenue. to celebrate his incredible ride in victory lane. randall pinkston, cbs news, morning. >>> and from one congrats it another, houston, it's a girl. astronaut randolph bresnik was aboard the international space station when his daughter, abigail, was born saturday night. about it's his second child and he says he's amazingly blessed. he had just finished his first spacewalk hours earlier. bresnik says he looks forward to returning to earth on friday probably more than anybody in the history of the space shuttle program. >>> this morning on "the early show," actor zac efron will be there. i'm michelle gielan and this is the "cbs morning news." now the snuggly softness you love, comes in 2 new scents you'll love too... from snuggle exhilarations! (announcer) it's the difference between waking up... and coming to life. drying off... and snuggling up. with a variety of unique scent combinations
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